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‘In BJP’s vision, Adivasis and Dalits should not have access to education’: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday slammed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre, claiming that the central government has made sure that marginalised students – those

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COVID-19 and Higher Education: Interview with Bowen Xu

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UNESCO estimates that over 1.5 billion students in 165 countries are out of school due to COVID-19. The pandemic has forced the global academic community to explore new ways of teaching and learning, including distance and online education. This has proven challenging for both students and educators, who have to deal with the emotional, physical and economic difficulties posed by the illness while doing their part to help curb the

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‘Students’ education is suffering;’ STF calls for proactive school measures

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an office with a desk and chair in a room: Both of Regina's divisions have required students from pre-kindergarten up to wear a mask for nearly three weeks.


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Both of Regina’s divisions have required students from pre-kindergarten up to wear a mask for nearly three weeks.

Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze is urging the province to be proactive with its next steps, especially with the holidays around the corner.

On Wednesday, the province’s chief medical health officer Dr. Saqib Shahab announced a series of new public health restrictions coming into effect Friday

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What Biden’s new education transition team tells us about his agenda — and what it doesn’t

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When it comes to policy, such concerns are probably misplaced. This transition team is not charged with writing big policy papers or selecting a new education secretary. The campaign set Biden’s education agenda, and there is a separate, smaller committee working on domestic policy.

The transition team’s charge is largely about reimagining the Education Department, which has been run for nearly four years by Betsy DeVos, whose top priority was

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Diversity of thought is vital in education | Education

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As academics in the field of education and social sciences, we are writing to express our concern about the recent pattern of statements and policy guidance by politicians proscribing certain materials and bodies of work from the curriculum in schools and colleges. This includes materials that support calls to abolish or overthrow capitalism, that critique white privilege, or that promote “divisive or victim narratives”.

We are particularly concerned by

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Rally at Evansville’s North High School highlights education issues

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. — This time last year, thousands of teachers from across the state converged on the Indiana Statehouse to demand higher pay and education reform.

The pandemic has made gatherings like that impossible, but it didn’t stop a handful of North High School teachers from staging a small rally of their own.

Before the start of school Tuesday, more than

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Money Matters: College education tax benefits

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Hello, everyone. I hope you’re enjoying this beautiful day. We’re gonna have a number of them over the next week and hope everybody’s safe. This week’s topic is college education tax benefits. As we all know, a college degree is expensive. The average cost of in state school degree is $88,000 a degree from a private university costs around $200,000. Obtaining a college education could be important for some individuals. … Read More

Silicon Valley-grade education comes to Ecuador

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SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Holberton School, a project-based college alternative educating the next generation of software engineers today announced the opening of a new campus in Ecuador. This opening brings Holberton School’s total campus count to 15 worldwide, spanning five continents and eight countries.

Holberton School comes to Ecuador in alliance with BuenTrip Hub, the local incubator for technology startups. According to BuenTrip’s Radar Tech Startup

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Poll finds ‘stark racial and income disparities’ in COVID-era education | Education

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He said the state must find a way to address the unequal education and learning opportunities that otherwise will hinder children’s development.

The results were released amid increasing pressure to move to even more remote learning, as the number of positive COVID-19 tests and hospitalizations has increased in recent weeks.

The survey also found a great disparity in how the

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Apex Learning and Illuminate Education Partner to Inform Meaningful Instruction

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Apex Learning, a recognized leader in online learning and Illuminate Education, a leading K-12 student performance system, announce a new partnership. The new partnership provides schools and districts the ability to correlate learning gap assessments to digital curriculum, enabling individualized learning pathways for students in the critical subjects of Math and English Language Arts.

“We recognize the need to meaningfully link assessment data with effective and targeted instruction,” said Chris

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Higher Education Leaders Team Up to Reimagine Online Pedagogy

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CHICAGO, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A new coalition of former college presidents and higher education experts, announced today, will help colleges and universities more effectively use technology to spark students’ intrinsic curiosity and improve academic outcomes. Convened by the pioneering inquiry-based engagement platform Packback, the initiative, known as the Academic Innovation Board, will surface new ideas and best practices for institutions and faculty as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates

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BBC Learning and Tynker Collaborate on Coding for Kids with a Next-Generation Education Technology Mini-Computer

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios and Tynker, a world-leading K-12 creative coding platform have partnered to bring engaging next-generation coding education to students with the BBC Doctor Who HiFive Inventor, including coding lessons narrated by the star of the Thirteenth Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, on November 23, Doctor Who Day.

With the rapid increase in Internet of Things (IoT) devices and smart consumer products, opportunities

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Walmart and North Carolina A&T State University Team up to Launch ‘Equity in Education Initiative’

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Walmart and North Carolina A&T State University Team up to Launch ‘Equity in Education Initiative’

Today, Walmart and America’s largest and top-ranked historically black university, North Carolina A&T State University, are announcing plans to launch the Equity in Education Initiative, a new program aimed at increasing the number of African American college graduates securing careers in fields critical to the nation’s workforce. The program will support undergraduate students with tailored

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Alumna Gets Second Chance at Education at Middlesex CC

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Danielle Rico learned to enjoy school at Middlesex Community College. While she struggled in high school, Middlesex was her second chance. At MCC, Rico started excelling in classes, gained practical experience in the field she wanted to pursue for her career, and connected with professors who helped guide her to her next steps. She also happened to meet her best friend.

After graduating from Middlesex in 2012 from the Hospitality

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New Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute to Convene Industry and Online Education Experts, Delivering World-Class Culinary Offering

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HERNDON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Marquee Brands, global brand owner of Sur La Table — a leader in providing a hands-on culinary cooking experience, together with Rouxbe, the world’s leading online culinary content provider, Chef Scott Conant, a successful restaurateur and television personality, and Strategic Education, Inc. (Strategic Education), a leading online higher education company dedicated to advancing economic mobility for all, today announced the launch of the Sur La Table

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Frontline Education Acquires SuccessEd

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SuccessEd team members, most of whom are former educators, have worked on behalf of special education and special programs for over 25 years. This acquisition provides Frontline Education with an opportunity to further serve its special education and special programs clients through expanded levels of Texas state-specific domain expertise. As part of

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Higher Education Market by Product (Hardware and Software) and Geography (APAC, Europe, MEA, North America, and South America) – Global Forecast to 2024

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The higher education market is poised to grow by USD 37.82 billion during 2020-2024, decelerating at a CAGR of over 12% during the forecast period.

Technavio suggests three forecast scenarios (optimistic, probable, and pessimistic) considering the impact of COVID-19. Download Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Recovery Analysis

The report on the higher education market provides a holistic update, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges,

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Ambow Education Obtains National Patent for AI Panorama Digital Teaching System

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BEIJING, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ambow Education Holding Ltd. (“Ambow” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: AMBO), a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China, today announced that it has been awarded a national patent for its self-developed AI Panorama Digital Teaching System (“Panorama System” or the “System”).

The Panorama System creates an immersive hybrid classroom model capable of integrating multiple cloud-based terminals with

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Walch Education Announces One-Click Google Classroom Integration for its Online Curriculums

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PORTLAND, Maine, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Walch Education, a developer and publisher of online education solutions and standards-based content and curriculums, today announced one-click integration between its Curriculum Engine product and Google Classroom.

Curriculum Engine, Walch’s flagship product, is a turnkey platform for teaching in the classroom and remotely that combines ready-to-use print and digital resources, curriculums aligned to state standards, intelligent tools for tailoring and building educational

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How To Fix The Civics Education Crisis In America

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This segment of What’s Ahead deals with the national scandal that few schools today still teach civics—the study and explanation of American history and our system of government. Ignorance of the most elementary characteristics of who we are and how and why we came to have our system government is profoundly unhealthy. 

How can we secure our liberties now or in the future if we have no real idea of

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